Jan Wikaira

Jan Wikaira

Beatrice Tinsley 423
Internal Phone: 94294


Research Interests

Responsible for the collection of all single crystal data for many other chemistry departments within New Zealand and a number of other countries including Australia, U.K., U.S.A., Malaysia and Iran. Also, in collaboration with Biological Sciences and Forestry, involved in the development of techniques for determining properties of timber.

Recent Publications

  • Landee CP., Dickie DA., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2022) Cu(II) complexes with coordinated pyrazine-dioxide: pyrazine-bridged chains. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 75(5-6): 738-751. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00958972.2022.2082293.
  • Monroe JC., Carvajal MA., Landee CP., Deumal M., Turnbull MM., Wikaira JL. and Dawe LN. (2022) Approaching the isotropic spin-ladder regime: structure and magnetism of all-pyrazine-bridged copper(ii)-based antiferromagnetic ladders. Dalton Transactions 51(12): 4653-4667. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1dt04219j.
  • Carnevale DJ., Dawe LN., Landee CP., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2021) Synthesis, structure, and magnetic properties of a family of Mn(II) compounds with substituted 2-aminopyridinium ions. Polyhedron 202 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2021.115200.
  • Dudo T., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2020) Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic properties of Bis(3-Amino-2-Chloropyridine)Dibromidocopper(II). European Chemical Bulletin 9(7): 174-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.17628/ECB.2020.9.174-178.
  • Kirkman-Davis E., Witkos FE., Selmani V., Monroe JC., Landee CP., Turnbull MM., Dawe LN., Polson MIJ. and Wikaira JL. (2020) Pyrazine-bridged Cu(ii) chains: Diaquabis(: n -methyl-2-pyridone)copper(ii) perchlorate complexes. Dalton Transactions 49(39): 13693-13703. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0dt02716b.